14/08/2014 12:51 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Headteachers May Stop School Dinners

School kitchens facing closure over finances

Around 800 primary schools could be forced to close their canteens and stop offering school dinners as they are losing too much money.

Sky News reports that many head teachers are discovering school kitchens are a drain on resources after taking over school meal budgets from their local councils in April this year.

Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent from the restaurant chain Leon work with the Government as school meals advisers, and are imploring heads who are struggling with finances to seek help rather than close their canteens.

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